All posts by Bronwyn Carlson

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population has increased, but the census lacks detail in other facets of Indigenous lives

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population has increased, but the census lacks detail in other facets of Indigenous lives

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. The census counted 812,728 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people on census night, making up 3.2% of the total people counted. That’s up from 649,171 in the 2016 census, an increase of over 25%. Many have estimated the…

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Does the pre-election budget address ways to realistically ‘close the gap’ for Indigenous people?

Does the pre-election budget address ways to realistically ‘close the gap’ for Indigenous people?

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. As Treasurer Josh Frydenberg handed down the federal government’s pre-election budget on Tuesday night, I watched in anticipation to see what it would hold for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities. It’s an important issue, particularly…

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